Self catering and country cottages in England

England

Whether you are looking for a cottage in the English countryside or by the coast there is so much to see and do in England. There are many beautiful areas to return to or new ones to explore on a self catering cottage holiday. England is world famous for its beautiful green countryside and pretty villages. Popular areas in England for country cottage holidays include the Cotswolds, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District to name just a few. England also has a beautiful and diverse coastline, from the white cliffs of Dover to the sandy beaches in the South West, stunning scenery awaits you in coastal parts of England. Which part of England you are looking to visit will depend on your preferences and needs. See our area guide to find out more about holidays in the different parts of England.

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The South West of England tends to be a favourite for self catering holidays whereas beautiful areas such as Suffolk and Norfolk attract people on romantic cottage breaks. Each area of England has its own charms and attractions. Whilst on holiday remember to participate in the English pastime of drinking tea and eating cake. Wherever you go on your self catering holiday in England you will no doubt come across quaint tea shops where you can have a cream tea and take a relaxing break.

England is of course well known for elegant large country houses and English country cottages. If your budget doesnít extend to staying in a large manor house or mansion, you can nevertheless enjoy visiting one of the National Trustís or English Heritage properties on a day out. There are many quaint country cottages in England to choose from ranging from cottages for two to budget family self catering accommodation. You may even find accommodation within a national park or within an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are many options including eco friendly properties and even houseboats.

In terms of activities you can enjoy in England, these include walking, hiking, cycling and horse riding. There are usually ample opportunities for these sorts of activities in the country areas. Some also enjoy golfing and fishing. Others still enjoy shopping and general sightseeing. Do check through cottage details to find out what activities and opportunities are available nearby so you can get the best out of your self catering break. For many an important consideration is which pubs and restaurants are nearby. Owners or agencies can advise you on what attractions are near their cottage and can make recommendations about the best ones to visit to ensure you have an enjoyable cottage holiday.


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Woodside Barn Family Cottage, Near the Lake District National Park, Pennington near Ulverston, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, North England.

Good value pretty 2 bedroom stone-built holiday cottage boasting a modern, light and airy interior, just 3 miles from Ulverston and close to the Cumbrian Way and the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Price range from £166 to £365 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 24 February 2017 to 06 March 2017; from 13 March 2017 to 17 March 2017; from 26 March 2017 to 31 March 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Stanton House, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, Cotswolds.

Perfect for large groups or families looking to explore the beautiful Cotswolds, this stone-built holiday cottage is part of the Flagstone Farm development and has 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms as well as lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £1090 to £2150 per week
Sleeps from 12 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 13 March 2017 to 17 March 2017;

phone 07852322605 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pine Lodge, Tetford, Lincolnshire, England

11 bedroom Large Country House, East Midlands.

Large self-catering house in the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds with lots to recommend it with wonderful countryside views, an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Inside through conservatory), games room.

Price range from £4200 to £4500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 20 people in 11 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01754 890131 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Lime Tree House, Halse, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Holiday Treehouse, West Country.

Sleeps 4 Unique Somerset Tree House Looking to rent a truly unique and special holiday house near Exmoor in Somerset? If so, feast your eyes on this superb quirky self-catering treehouse.

Special features: pool (), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £895 to £1865 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Signature Dream Lodge - Lazy Otter Meadows, Stretham, Cambridgeshire, England

2 bedroom lodge, Cambridgeshire.

Wonderful high quality holiday lodges offering 5 star standard accommodation, many with the added luxury of a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub, located on a holiday park of lodges surrounded by lush greenery in Cambridgeshire, excellent shared leisure facilities include landscaped parklands, a children's play area and fishing lake.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £249 to £1395 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01279 905 881 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fordley Cottage, Middleton, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Suffolk Sunshine Coast.

Pretty pink country cottage nestled in an acre of gardens in a rural hamlet in Suffolk, family-friendly and just a short drive from the coast, this holiday home is well equipped for a relaxing holiday.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £315 to £775 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone emailClick here to email owner more info >

Orchard House near Matlock, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Peak District.

Large 6 bedroom holiday house set in an acre of gardens, yet just a walk from the heart of Wirksworth, ideal for groups of friends or family looking to holiday altogether near the Peak District National Park, just 15 minutes' drive from Matlock.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1200 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 14 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 26 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 10 March 2017 to 17 March 2017; from 19 March 2017 to 31 March 2017;

phone 07887713006 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Byre Country Cottage, Malvern Hills, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Lodge, Heart of England.

Cosy country cottage with 1 king-size double bedroom, ideal for a couple looking to enjoy a break in tranquil Worcestershire with their dog, enjoy staying close to Upton upon Severn, with the added benefit of access to some excellent shared leisure facilities on site including an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, area for relaxation and games room with pool table and table tennis.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), games room.

Price range from £292 to £481 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 06 March 2017 to 12 March 2017; from 24 March 2017 to 27 April 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Little Canwood House, Hereford, Herefordshire, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, Heart of England.

5 star rated gold award winning luxury cottage with a traditonal yet modern feel set in rolling countryside with private enclosed gardens and amazing views over rural farmland yet just 15 minutes' drive from Hereford.

Special features: free internet access, games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £950 to £2050 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 23 February 2017 to 28 February 2017;
Late availability: from 23 February 2017 to 28 February 2017;

phone 078877 14973 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hidden Valley Country House near Bath, Box, Wiltshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Superb 6 bedroom country house with beautiful stylish interior and fantastic outdoor swimming pool, nestled by private woodlands, just 10 minutesí drive from the historical spa city of Bath.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in the gardens. Open March to September only ).

Price range from £1850 to £3150 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 24 February 2017 to 10 March 2017; from 13 March 2017 to 17 March 2017; from 20 March 2017 to 24 March 2017;

phone 01747811243 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hazel Wooden Lodge near Exmoor, Washford, Somerset, England

4 bedroom Log Cabin, West Country.

Good quality, characterful and welcoming 4 bedroom Somerset holiday lodge situated close to Washford and Dunster, built from wood, this holiday home offers charm and warmth and can accommodate up to 8 in pet-friendly accommodation, soak up awe-inspiring views over the surrounding countryside and enjoy relaxing in the outdoor hot tub during a stay here.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £680 to £1265 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 27 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 05 March 2017 to 12 March 2017; from 19 March 2017 to 24 March 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rock House Farm Holiday Cottages, Foxt, Staffordshire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversions, West Midlands.

Collection of just 3 family-friendly holiday cottages, set by unspoilt countryside in a tranquil rural Staffordshire village just outside of the Peak District National Park, with children's play park facilities on site, as well as an inviting warm bubbly hot tub for the adults.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £230 to £667 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01538 266611 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cottesmore Lodges, Pease Pottage, Sussex, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, South East.

Situated by Cottesmore Golf and Country Club with views over the fairway and access to some excellent shared leisure facilities, these 4 star rated wooden holiday lodges are a tranquil relaxing place to stay.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £530 to £805 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 24 February 2017 to 06 March 2017; from 08 March 2017 to 13 March 2017; from 15 March 2017 to 27 March 2017;

phone 01293 528256 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Three Gates Farm, Tiverton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, near Exmoor National Park.

A collection of five holiday cottages with excellent shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna and a play area for children, all in a tranquil rural setting close to Exmoor National Park.

Special features: free internet access, pool (33ft indoor heated swimming pool on site), games room.

Price range from £315 to £1185 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 23 February 2017 to 24 February 2017;
Late availability: from 23 February 2017 to 24 February 2017;

phone 01398 331280 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hayloft Romantic Retreat, Worcester , Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

Romantic Worcestershire holiday house sleeping 2 in a delightful rural location just 5 miles from Worcester.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £255 to £470 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 10 March 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 19 May 2017 to 28 July 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Post Office Dogs-welcome Cottage, Cumbria & The Lake District, Tindale Fell, Cumbria, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Northern England.

Sleeping up to six people, this quality terraced cottage is in the hamlet of Tindale Fell, close to Brampton.

Price range from £290 to £711 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 04 March 2017 to 11 March 2017; from 22 April 2017 to 13 May 2017; from 20 May 2017 to 07 June 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Somers Hiscott Country House, Barnstaple, Devon, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Stunning high quality 6 bedroom country house with a beautiful interior and a tranquil setting within private gardens on a private estate close to Barnstaple and the unspoilt North Devon coast, ideal for large groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1225 to £2795 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 24 February 2017 to 04 March 2017; from 10 March 2017 to 07 April 2017; from 14 April 2017 to 28 April 2017;

phone 01271 321941 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Meathop Hall Dogs-welcome Cottage, The Lake District , Meathop, Cumbria, England

6 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

Stunning stone-built large holiday farmhouse with 6 bedrooms situated in a rural hamlet and offering guests a taste of fine country living near Grange over Sands and conveniently close to the mountains and lakes of the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £835 to £2035 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 25 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 05 March 2017 to 10 March 2017; from 20 March 2017 to 24 March 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Shed, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, England

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Midlands.

Scandinavian style log cabin with a large open plan lounge, private patio and garden area, situated in a small village close to the owner's B&B and surrounded by beautiful Lincolnshire countryside on the edge of the gorgeous Lincolnshire Wolds.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £340 to £550 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01673 857927 emailClick here to email owner more info >

3 Atlantic Reach, Newquay, Cornwall, England

4 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Luxurious four bedroom cottage located in the Atlantic Reach Complex in Newquay which is pet-friendly and an ideal base for discovering stunning Cornwall, excellent leisure facilities on site such as a Soft Play centre for toddlers, indoor and outdoor swimming pool and adventure playground for older children (charges apply for some of facilities).

Price range from £450 to £950 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 24 February 2017 to 21 April 2017;

phone 01883 744990 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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